Slingers get three new faces

Richard Neo, 26, and Filipino Jeff Viernes, 27, are two of the three new players the Singapore Slingers will be fielding for basketball's Merlion Cup from Sept 21-25. The other new face is Tay Ding Loon, 22. The Merlion Cup is back after 20 years and
The two new players that the Singapore Slingers squad has recruited are Richard Neo (left) and Filipino Jeff Viernes. ST PHOTO: DESMOND WEE

Richard Neo, 26, and Filipino Jeff Viernes, 27, are two of the three new players the Singapore Slingers will be fielding for basketball's Merlion Cup from Sept 21-25. The other new face is Tay Ding Loon, 22. The Merlion Cup is back after 20 years and will feature six teams including Yao Ming-owned Shanghai Sharks and the Philippines' Mighty Sports.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on September 13, 2016, with the headline 'Slingers get three new faces'. Print Edition | Subscribe